Portfolio Analyst, Opportunistic Credit

Apollo Global Management

New York, NY, USA
Posted on June 3, 2024

Position Overview

Apollo is a high-growth, global alternative asset manager. In our asset management business, we seek to provide our clients excess return at every point along the risk-reward spectrum from investment grade to private equity with a focus on three investing strategies: yield, hybrid, and equity. For more than three decades, our investing expertise across our fully integrated platform has served the financial return needs of our clients and provided businesses with innovative capital solutions for growth. Through Athene, our retirement services business, we specialize in helping clients achieve financial security by providing a suite of retirement savings products and acting as a solutions provider to institutions. Our patient, creative, and knowledgeable approach to investing aligns our clients, businesses we invest in, our employees, and the communities we impact, to expand opportunity and achieve positive outcomes.

Come to Apollo and join a community of extraordinary people who are committed to a culture of excellence and collaboration in everything that we do. We invest in our people for the long term and are committed to supporting their development at every stage of their career.

The Role

Apollo Global Management is seeking a Portfolio Analyst to join the Global Corporate Credit team that manages ~45 billion in AUM invested globally in leveraged loans, high yield bonds, and private credit. This individual will provide direct support to senior portfolio managers across Apollo’s Opportunistic Credit platform.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Conduct thorough and detailed ad-hoc analysis in support of Portfolio Managers, including screenings, performance attribution, portfolio optimization, and cash management.
  • Produce regular internal and external portfolio reporting to help optimize investment, monitor risk, and provide visibility to senior leadership.
  • Spearhead and coordinate investor communication and reporting requests.
  • Quarterback large private credit transactions and complex investment opportunities across the full Apollo ecosystem, including liaising across various portfolio managers, client solutions, syndication efforts, and back-office teams.
  • Attend investment committee meetings, track investment decisions, and act as a liaison between the Global Corporate Credit analysts and senior portfolio managers, as well as other teams across Apollo.
  • Assist in top-down optimization of portfolios in all aspects including risk management, liquidity management, strategic allocations, and ad-hoc adjustments.
  • Proactively assist in screening for investment opportunities across strategies.
  • Coordinate with Trading desk on day-to-day investment opportunities.
  • Lead day-to-day fund management and coordination across legal, tax, compliance, operations, finance, and treasury.
  • Identify, implement and lead process improvements, operational efficiencies, and global standardization of internal portfolio management.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree from undergraduate institution with a record of academic achievement
  • 3-5 years of experience in a capital markets within a global investment bank, or in an analytical or quantitative role related to portfolio management at a financial services firm
  • Strong analytical, reporting, and technical aptitude
  • Ability to take initiative and work collaboratively alongside senior members of the Credit business and across the firm
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Bloomberg, Blackmountain Everest, Sungard VPM, Business Intelligence tools
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Resourceful self-starter with the ability to thrive both independently and within a team
  • Strong work ethic and who excels in a rigorous and fast-paced work environment

About Apollo

Our Purpose & Core Values

Our clients rely on our investment acumen to help secure their future. We must never lose our focus and determination to be the best investors and most trusted partners on their behalf. We strive to be:

The leading provider of retirement income solutions to institutions, companies, and individuals.

The leading provider of capital solutions to companies. Our breadth and scale enable us to deliver capital for even the largest projects – and our small firm mindset ensures we will be a thoughtful and dedicated partner to these organizations. We are committed to helping them build stronger businesses.

A leading contributor to addressing some of the biggest issues facing the world today – such as energy transition, accelerating the adoption of new technologies, and social impact – where innovative approaches to investing can make a positive difference.

We are building a unique firm of extraordinary colleagues who:

  • Outperform expectations
  • Challenge Convention
  • Champion Opportunity
  • Lead responsibly
  • Drive collaboration

As One Apollo team, we believe that doing great work and having fun go hand in hand, and we are proud of what we can achieve together.

Our Benefits

Apollo relies on its people to keep it a leader in alternative investment management, and the firm’s benefit programs are crafted to offer meaningful coverage for both you and your family. Please reach out to your Human Capital Business Partner for more detailed information on specific benefits.

Apollo Global Management, Inc. (together with its subsidiaries and affiliates) is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The firm and its affiliates do not discriminate in employment because of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, veteran status, disability, age, citizenship, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or because of any other criteria prohibited under controlling federal, state or local law.

Pay Range

The base salary range for this position is listed above. This position is also eligible for a discretionary annual bonus based on personal, team, and Firm performance. Compensation ranges are based on several factors including job function, level, and geographic location. Final offer amounts are determined by multiple factors including candidate experience and expertise, and may vary from the amounts listed here.

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